Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants / Edition 3

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"Incorporating the American Occupational Therapy Association Practice Framework, Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy assistants, Second Edition, provides you with the fundamentals of pediatrics in a comprehensive and easy-to-read manner." "Its focused approach to pediatrics covers everything from the scope of practice to in-depth coverage of normal development, pediatric health conditions, and the occupational therapy process." You'll discover the latest information on the hottest topics, evidence-based content, expert advice and tips, and a wealth of practical activities that will help you bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323059107
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/3/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 644
  • Sales rank: 231,542
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Scope of practice 1
2 Family systems 17
3 Medical system 31
4 Educational system 49
5 Principles of normal development 79
6 Development of occupational performance skills 87
7 Development of areas of occupation 109
8 Adolescent development : the journey to adulthood 131
9 General intervention considerations 151
10 Introduction to pediatric health conditions 167
11 Intellectual disabilities 189
12 Cerebral palsy 205
13 Positioning and handling 219
14 Childhood and adolescent psychosocial and mental health disorders 237
15 Other common pediatric disorders 265
16 Therapeutic media : activity with purpose 301
17 Play and playfulness 321
18 Activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living 343
19 Occupation of school : handwriting 433
20 Motor control : fine motor skills 461
21 Sensory processing/integration and occupation 481
22 Assistive technology 521
23 Splinting for the child and adolescent 539
24 Animal-assisted services 561
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